Several Wyandotte County students named to dean’s list at USM

Several Wyandotte County students have been named to the fall dean’s list at the University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth.

Students on the dean’s list have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

The University of Saint Mary is a co-educational liberal arts university founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. It has campuses at Leavenworth and Overland Park, Kansas.

On the fall dean’s list from Wyandotte County:

From Bonner Springs:

  • Miyah Hightower
  • Darcy Noe
  • Sayra Serrano-Villegas

From Edwardsville:

  • Ashley Laughlin

From Kansas City, Kansas:

  • Brian Alvarez-De La Cruz
  • Jenna Asherman
  • Jessica Carpio
  • Maddison Carr
  • Valdirene da Silva
  • Corrine Eaves
  • Ashley King
  • Jamela Miska
  • Kendall Nick
  • Molly Parks
  • Lydia Paterson
  • Karina Rodriguez
  • Francisco Sanchez
  • Alaxandra Scharschell
  • Matthew Stanturf
  • Mark Stimach
  • Nicole Stimetz
  • Juan Tirado-Garcia
  • Emily Wilson
  • Juleain Winters

Several Wyandotte County students receive scholarships at Emporia State

Scholarship funds are helping several Wyandotte County students at Emporia State University during the 2018-2019 academic year.

In all, more than 1,700 Emporia State students from Kansas, 25 other states and 36 foreign countries are receiving scholarships.

Students from this area and the scholarships they received for the current academic year:

• Jessie Farnsworth of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Forever Sigma Tri Endowed Scholarship
• Katelyn Howard of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship
• Jamison Jackson of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship
• Jordan Jackson of Bonner Springs, Kansas, John and Virginia Visser Student Athlete Scholarship
• Morgan Nichols of Edwardsville, Kansas, Lena Rios Memorial Scholarship, Breidenthal Education Scholars Program and Presidential-Transfer Scholarship
• Hannah Scheck of Edwardsville, Kansas, Don and Mary Glaser Scholarship and Presidential-Transfer Scholarship
• Kathryn Bowman of Kansas City, Kansas, Ethel May O’Connel Memorial Scholarship
• Cierra Cantu of Kansas City, Kansas, Ralph Marion and Purna C. Lambert Scholarship
• Rachel Castro of Kansas City, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Larkin Scholarship, Fred and Dorothy Messenger Scholarship, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship and Donald K. and Pauline Orban Scholarship
• Cassandra Caton of Kansas City, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship and Breidenthal Education Scholars Program
• Michaela Cavlovic of Kansas City, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship and Breidenthal Education Scholars Program
• Nicholette Daniels of Kansas City, Kansas, Breidenthal Education Scholars Program
• Lacy Davison Symmonds of Kansas City, Kansas, Breidenthal Education Scholars Program
• Cathleen Grissom of Kansas City, Kansas, Mehring Scholarship
• Travon Jones of Kansas City, Kansas, Don and Revelyn Alpaugh Scholarship and Presidential-Transfer Scholarship
• Alicia Kepler of Kansas City, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship
• Andrew Malcolm of Kansas City, Kansas, Breidenthal Education Scholars Program
• Aaron McGee of Kansas City, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship
• Devante McGee of Kansas City, Kansas, University Scholarships
• Annelise Meek of Kansas City, Kansas, University Scholarships
• Jennifer Mullins of Kansas City, Kansas, Breidenthal Education Scholars Program and University Scholarships
• Katelyn Reiff of Kansas City, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship and Breidenthal Education Scholars Program
• Davion Scott of Kansas City, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship
• Baleigh Shearer of Kansas City, Kansas, Breidenthal Education Scholars Program
• Brianna Shively of Kansas City, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship, Emery and Emelyn Jackson Stoops Scholarship and Leroy W. and Mabel R. Raynolds Scholarship
• Kiersten Smith of Kansas City, Kansas, Lorraine Walker and Sabrina Ware Elementary Education and Rehabilitation Counseling Scholarship
• Jessica Wayne of Kansas City, Kansas, Earl W. Sauder Student-Athletic Scholars Program
• Maisee Xiong of Kansas City, Kansas, Presidential-Transfer Scholarship and Breidenthal Education Scholars Program.

For more information about financial aid and scholarships at Emporia State University, visit www.emporia.edu/finaid.

Park University announces December graduates

Several students from Wyandotte County recently received degrees from Park University, Parkville, Missouri.

Commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 8 in Independence, Missouri.

Degree recipients from Wyandotte County included:

• Bridget N. Locke, Kansas City, Kansas, attended Schlagle High School, Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership;
• Candace M. Franklin, project management, Overland Park, Kansas, attended Washington High School, Master of Business Administration.
• Raven M. Olivarez, business administration, Shawnee, Kansas, attended Turner High School, Master of Business Administration.
• Scott B. Stordahl, finance, Kansas City, Kansas, attended Washington High School, Master of Business Administration;
• Mary Ruth Kistler Hull, language and literacy, Kansas City, Missouri, attended Washington High School, Master of Education;
• Juanita Maria Salas, Kansas City, Kansas, attended Harmon High School, Master of Healthcare Administration;
• Jacqueline Calzada, psychology, Kansas City, Kansas, attended Turner High School, Bachelor of Arts;
• Dale E. Jones, organizational communication, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts;
• Cheyenne C. McGinnis, multimedia journalism-public relations, Kansas City, Kansas, attended Piper High School, Bachelor of Arts;
• Jessica Andrea Parada, interior design, Liberty, Missouri, attended Bonner Springs High School, Bachelor of Fine Art;
• Brenda Baker, management, Edwardsville, Kansas, Bachelor of Science, cum laude.
• Mae F. Battle, business administration-management, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science;
• Katie Marie Berrian, business administration-management, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude;
• Jessica M. Brannon, business administration-human resources, Bonner Springs, Kansas, Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude;
• Lisa Hamrick, social psychology, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude;
• Case J. Lucchi, social psychology, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science, cum laude;
• Heather C. McClellan, information and computer science-data management, and information and computer science-software engineering, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude;
• Hannah F. Roper, business administration-management, Kansas City, Kansas, attended Piper High School, Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude;
• Eric L. Smith, information and computer science-data management, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude;
• Veira Gallegos Valenzuela, accounting, Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science.